Zephyrium (Paphlagonia)

Zephyrium or Zephyrion (Ancient Greek: Ζεφύριον) was a town of ancient Paphlagonia, located 60 stadia to the west of Cape Carambis, mentioned by several ancient authors.[1]

Its site is located near Doğanyurt in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Arrian, Periplus of the Euxine Sea p. 15; Anon. Peripl. P. E. p. 6; Ptolemy. The Geography. 5.4.2.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 42°00′46″N 33°26′53″E / 42.012657°N 33.448145°E

Zephyrium (disambiguation)

Zephyrium or Zephyrion was an ancient name of Mersin, a city in Turkey and a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.

Zephyrium or Zephyrion (Ancient Greek: Ζεφύριον) may also refer to:

Zephyrium (Crimea), an ancient town located in Crimea

Zephyrium (Paphlagonia), a town of ancient Paphlagonia, now in Turkey

Zephyrium (Pontus), a town of ancient Pontus, now in Turkey

Zephyrium on the Calycadnus, a town of ancient Cilicia, now in Turkey

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